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The Kroger Co.
IndexS&P 500 P/E20.64 EPS (ttm)3.48 Insider Own0.30% Shs Outstand491.11M Perf Week-6.79%
Market Cap35.28B Forward P/E16.76 EPS next Y4.29 Insider Trans-12.92% Shs Float461.15M Perf Month-5.22%
Income1.71B PEG1.93 EPS next Q1.22 Inst Own78.20% Short Float1.84% Perf Quarter8.13%
Sales108.47B P/S0.33 EPS this Y20.00% Inst Trans-0.32% Short Ratio2.04 Perf Half Y38.05%
Book/sh11.61 P/B6.19 EPS next Y10.61% ROA5.70% Target Price79.93 Perf Year64.15%
Cash/sh0.55 P/C131.65 EPS next 5Y10.68% ROE33.30% 52W Range43.52 - 77.74 Perf YTD12.17%
Dividend0.74 P/FCF35.49 EPS past 5Y99.50% ROI13.10% 52W High-7.59% Beta0.80
Dividend %1.03% Quick Ratio0.30 Sales past 5Y7.20% Gross Margin21.20% 52W Low65.08% ATR1.18
Employees400000 Current Ratio0.80 Sales Q/Q8.50% Oper. Margin2.90% RSI (14)29.94 Volatility1.95% 1.47%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq2.15 EPS Q/Q29.60% Profit Margin1.60% Rel Volume1.33 Prev Close73.37
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.81 EarningsMar 05 BMO Payout19.80% Avg Volume4.17M Price71.84
Recom1.90 SMA20-5.87% SMA50-3.38% SMA20018.87% Volume5,523,683 Change-2.09%
Mar-19-15Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $80 → $90
Mar-09-15Reiterated Argus Buy $67 → $80
Mar-06-15Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $80 → $82
Mar-06-15Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $75 → $80
Feb-02-15Reiterated Oppenheimer Outperform $70 → $80
Dec-10-14Reiterated Argus Buy $58 → $67
Dec-05-14Initiated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $64 → $66
Dec-02-14Reiterated Oppenheimer Outperform $65 → $70
Nov-26-14Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $57 → $65
Sep-18-14Reiterated Argus Buy $55 → $58
Sep-09-14Reiterated Oppenheimer Outperform $55 → $65
Sep-08-14Reiterated UBS Neutral $53 → $54
Jul-24-14Initiated Prime Executions Buy $56
Jun-23-14Reiterated Argus Buy $49 → $55
Jun-23-14Downgrade Hilliard Lyons Long-term Buy → Neutral
Jun-20-14Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $40 → $48
Jun-03-14Initiated Oppenheimer Outperform $55
Apr-07-14Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $46 → $50
Mar-11-14Reiterated UBS Neutral $40 → $43
Mar-07-14Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Not Rated $41 → $48
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Apr-14-15 06:10PM  Kroger (KR) Poised for Growth: Is It in Your Portfolio? - Analyst Blog
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12:05PM  Publix continues battle with Kroger for North Carolina with new stores in metro Charlotte, Raleigh at
11:11AM  Bloomberg-Backed Gun Control Group Upping Ante To End Open Carry At Kroger at Forbes
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Apr-09-15 06:00PM  Natural-Foods Chains See Charts Recover at Investor's Business Daily
02:45PM  Phillips Edison buys local Kroger-anchored center at
09:01AM  Bed Bath and Beyond's 4Q Disappoints; Potential 1Q Concerns for Other Retailers Highlighted
08:57AM  Why Kroger Co. (KR) Could Beat Earnings Estimates Again - Tale of the Tape
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01:45PM  Ex-bagger at Cincinnati Kroger rises to division president at
10:29AM  Kroger Honored by EPA as a 2015 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year PR Newswire
Apr-07-15 03:54PM  Marlene Stewart Named President of Dillons Stores PR Newswire
Apr-06-15 04:05PM  Costco Partners with Amira to Boost Organic Food Business - Analyst Blog
03:45PM  Big retailers pull Blue Bell products linked to Okla. plant
09:00AM  Kroger's The Little Clinic Earns Third Accreditation From The Joint Commission PR Newswire
Apr-04-15 01:04PM  KROGER CO Financials
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Apr-01-15 03:44PM  Heres how Wal-Mart wants to win you back at MarketWatch
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09:22AM  Wal-Mart to Its Suppliers: Cut Your Prices at MarketWatch
09:00AM  Conns Misses on Q4 Earnings; Stock Up 5.6% on Sales Beat - Analyst Blog
Mar-31-15 06:14PM  Fortune Brands Adds Norcraft to Cabinet Business - Analyst Blog
01:39PM  KROGER CO Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
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Mar-27-15 08:01PM  Benefiting From the Stock-Buyback Lull at
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06:38AM  Kroger executive: Dunnhumby sale won't keep us from data at
Mar-26-15 02:32PM  America's changing grocery habits are a huge threat to Kraft and Heinz
09:22AM  Cramer's Mad Dash: CAG & UNP
07:50AM  Morning Roundup: Tafts supporting legal weed, Kroger stocking more craft beer, Reds up and Indians languishing in team value rankings at
Mar-25-15 06:25PM  Kraft-Heinz merger; Cramer likes WhiteWave Foods
01:55PM  Heinz-Kraft News Lifts Food & Beverage ETF Benzinga
12:42PM  Wal-Mart Stores: Beating Back the Competition? at
07:49AM  Kroger CFO: All about the customer
Mar-24-15 10:19AM  US stocks mixed in early trading
09:30AM  Methode Electronics, Acacia Research, Kroger, SUPERVALU and Whole Foods Market highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day - Press Releases
Mar-23-15 06:36PM  Why Kroger Was Upgraded to Strong Buy Post-Q4 Results - Analyst Blog
10:15AM  5 Stocks to Buy That Love the Current Strong US Dollar at 24/7 Wall St.
09:30AM  Zacks Rank #1 Additions for Monday - Tale of the Tape
Mar-20-15 10:32AM  3 Retailers Wolfe Research Likes (And 2 It Doesn't)
08:30AM  Why Now is the Time for Food and Beverage Stocks at Investopedia
08:03AM  Morning Roundup: Buckeye Lake bailout, L.L. Bean coming to Ohio, get ready for FootGolf at
Mar-19-15 05:31PM  Kroger's 'Customer 1st' Strategy Supports Consistent Growth - Analyst Blog
02:55PM  How high can Kroger stock go? Analyst raises price target at
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11:10AM  Kroger Co. (KR) Stock Rising Today After Deutsche Bank Price Target Hike at TheStreet
10:41AM  Deutsche Bank Says Recent Checks Confirm Kroger's 'Strong Price Positioning'
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07:55AM  Morning Roundup: Jeni's in L.A., Kroger's new local leader, E.E. Ward racing with Richard Petty, Snowville Creamery goes GMO-free at
Mar-18-15 02:41PM  Kroger, Up 64% in 2014, Can Keep on Climbing at
08:00AM  Kroger to Participate in the TAG Spring Consumer Conference PR Newswire
Mar-17-15 10:48PM  [$$] Does Organic Food Taste as Virtuous If It Goes Mass Market? at The Wall Street Journal
03:45PM  The Search for a Hit Food at The Wall Street Journal
03:00PM  Kroger Names Joe Grieshaber President of Columbus Division PR Newswire
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Mar-12-15 01:05PM  Why Store Traffic For Walmart Is Rising
11:58AM  Kroger Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend PR Newswire
11:19AM  Moody's Affirms Four, Upgrades Two and Downgrades One Class of MLMI 1998-C1-CTL at Moody's
09:30AM  Wal-Mart (WMT) Introduces Unique ''Women-Owned'' Logo - Analyst Blog
08:55AM  Looking for Value? Why It Might Be Time to Try The Kroger (KR) - Tale of the Tape
Mar-11-15 02:19PM  Walmarts Earnings Outperform Wall Street: Whats Next?
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The Kroger Co., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer in the United States and internationally. It also manufactures and processes food for sale in its supermarkets. The company operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores, and convenience stores. Its combination food and drug stores offer natural food and organic sections, pharmacies, general merchandise, pet centers, fresh seafood, and organic produce; multi-department stores provide general merchandise items, such as apparel, home fashion and furnishings, outdoor living, electronics, automotive products, toys, and fine jewelry; and price impact warehouse stores offer grocery, and health and beauty care items, as well as meat, dairy, baked goods, and fresh produce items. The company's marketplace stores comprise full-service grocery, pharmacy and health, and beauty departments, as well as perishable and general merchandise, including apparel, home goods, and toys. It operates supermarkets and multi-department stores under the banner names of Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry's, Harris Teeter, Jay C, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs, and Smith's. As of March 18, 2015, the company operated 2,625 supermarkets and multi-department stores, of these stores 1,330 had fuel centers; and 326 fine jewelry stores, as well as operated 782 convenience stores either directly or through franchisees. The Kroger Co. was founded in 1883 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
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VAN OFLEN MARY ELIZABETHVice President & ControllerApr 13Sale77.403,000232,20033,460Apr 14 10:38 AM
VAN OFLEN MARY ELIZABETHVice President & ControllerApr 09Option Exercise16.393,00049,15536,460Apr 10 02:18 PM
VAN OFLEN MARY ELIZABETHVice President & ControllerApr 09Sale77.073,000231,21633,460Apr 10 02:18 PM
COVERT GEOFFREY JSenior Vice PresidentApr 06Sale76.815,714438,87573,019Apr 07 02:12 PM
Ellis Michael LPresident and COOMar 25Option Exercise19.945,00099,700172,183Mar 26 10:23 AM
Ellis Michael LPresident and COOMar 25Sale77.505,000387,500167,183Mar 26 10:23 AM
PERRY M MARNETTESenior Vice PresidentMar 18Sale75.635,000378,150123,807Mar 19 09:56 AM
Clark Robert WGroup Vice PresidentMar 12Option Exercise28.277,200203,54458,629Mar 13 11:25 AM
Clark Robert WGroup Vice PresidentMar 12Sale75.507,200543,60051,429Mar 13 11:25 AM
Montoya Jorge PDirectorMar 09Sale74.507,000521,5004,569Mar 10 11:36 AM
Dougherty Kevin MGroup Vice PresidentMar 06Option Exercise26.4145,0001,188,300128,265Mar 10 11:35 AM
MOORE CLYDE RDirectorMar 06Option Exercise21.3110,000213,12564,170Mar 10 11:37 AM
Tuffin Mark CSenior Vice PresidentMar 06Option Exercise22.9624,200555,64791,908Mar 10 11:34 AM
PHILLIPS SUSAN MDirectorMar 06Option Exercise19.534,00078,10051,560Mar 10 11:39 AM
MOORE CLYDE RDirectorMar 06Sale74.0310,000740,30454,170Mar 10 11:37 AM
Dougherty Kevin MGroup Vice PresidentMar 06Sale74.4045,0003,348,18583,265Mar 10 11:35 AM
Tuffin Mark CSenior Vice PresidentMar 06Sale74.0024,2001,790,80067,708Mar 10 11:34 AM
PERRY M MARNETTESenior Vice PresidentMar 06Sale74.393,500260,365125,951Mar 10 11:38 AM
PHILLIPS SUSAN MDirectorMar 06Sale74.021,900140,63849,660Mar 10 11:39 AM
Foley Todd AVice President and TreasurerJan 02Option Exercise28.447,000199,08022,381Jan 05 11:05 AM
LEWIS DAVID BDirectorJan 02Option Exercise23.105,000115,50046,122Jan 05 11:07 AM
SHACKOULS BOBBY SDirectorJan 02Option Exercise23.1013,000300,30034,185Jan 05 11:10 AM
LEWIS DAVID BDirectorJan 02Sale64.625,000323,09241,122Jan 05 11:07 AM
Foley Todd AVice President and TreasurerJan 02Sale64.357,000450,45015,381Jan 05 11:05 AM
SHACKOULS BOBBY SDirectorJan 02Sale64.1713,000834,21021,185Jan 05 11:10 AM
COVERT GEOFFREY JSenior Vice PresidentDec 30Option Exercise25.7624,216623,921108,524Dec 31 12:14 PM
COVERT GEOFFREY JSenior Vice PresidentDec 30Sale64.6131,1112,010,20677,413Dec 31 12:14 PM
HJELM CHRISTOPHER TSenior Vice PresidentDec 18Sale63.346,000380,058104,160Dec 19 09:42 AM
PERRY M MARNETTESenior Vice PresidentDec 16Sale61.815,015309,982128,625Dec 17 02:45 PM
Clark Robert WGroup Vice PresidentDec 11Option Exercise19.946,000119,64058,016Dec 12 10:38 AM
Clark Robert WGroup Vice PresidentDec 11Sale62.006,000372,00052,016Dec 12 10:38 AM
DONNELLY MICHAEL JOSEPHSenior Vice PresidentDec 09Option Exercise16.3910,000163,850105,763Dec 10 11:46 AM
Dougherty Kevin MGroup Vice PresidentDec 09Option Exercise19.9415,000299,10098,954Dec 10 11:47 AM
Dougherty Kevin MGroup Vice PresidentDec 09Sale60.8815,000913,12583,954Dec 10 11:47 AM
DONNELLY MICHAEL JOSEPHSenior Vice PresidentDec 09Sale60.9410,000609,40095,763Dec 10 11:46 AM
PERRY M MARNETTESenior Vice PresidentOct 10Sale54.144,685253,632136,375Oct 14 09:35 AM
ROGEL STEVEN RDirectorOct 09Option Exercise16.6010,000166,00065,721Oct 10 01:54 PM
ROGEL STEVEN RDirectorOct 09Sale54.0010,000540,00055,721Oct 10 01:54 PM
BEYER ROBERT DDirectorOct 07Option Exercise16.6010,000166,000117,137Oct 08 10:02 AM
BEYER ROBERT DDirectorOct 07Sale52.743,145165,855113,992Oct 08 10:02 AM
ANDERSON REUBEN VDirectorSep 24Option Exercise21.6347,1001,018,943112,090Sep 25 05:24 PM
ANDERSON REUBEN VDirectorSep 24Sale52.1247,1002,454,71164,990Sep 25 05:24 PM
DILLON DAVID BChairman of the BoardSep 19Option Exercise16.39150,0002,457,7501,027,401Sep 22 10:44 AM
PERRY M MARNETTESenior Vice PresidentSep 17Option Exercise19.9420,000398,800161,060Sep 18 12:19 PM
PERRY M MARNETTESenior Vice PresidentSep 17Sale52.3620,0001,047,140141,060Sep 18 12:19 PM
SCHLOTMAN J MICHAELSenior Vice PresidentSep 12Option Exercise24.7980,0001,983,200272,048Sep 15 04:54 PM
SCHLOTMAN J MICHAELSenior Vice PresidentSep 12Sale51.7480,0004,138,800192,048Sep 15 04:54 PM
BARCLAY KATHLEEN SSenior Vice PresidentJul 18Sale49.502,282112,95956,531Jul 21 11:32 AM
DONNELLY MICHAEL JOSEPHSenior Vice PresidentJul 17Option Exercise16.396,847112,188103,403Jul 18 11:15 AM
DONNELLY MICHAEL JOSEPHSenior Vice PresidentJul 17Sale49.396,847338,13996,556Jul 18 11:15 AM
BARCLAY KATHLEEN SSenior Vice PresidentJul 16Sale49.308,392413,72658,813Jul 17 05:36 PM
PERRY M MARNETTESenior Vice PresidentJul 16Sale49.174,563224,363141,060Jul 17 05:33 PM
HJELM CHRISTOPHER TSenior Vice PresidentJul 14Sale49.249,000443,169102,070Jul 15 10:12 AM
COVERT GEOFFREY JSenior Vice PresidentJul 14Sale49.246,567323,37677,975Jul 15 10:11 AM
PHILLIPS SUSAN MDirectorJul 10Sale48.997,500367,42544,210Jul 11 11:01 AM
DONNELLY MICHAEL JOSEPHSenior Vice PresidentJul 03Option Exercise16.3913,153215,512100,507Jul 07 11:27 AM
DONNELLY MICHAEL JOSEPHSenior Vice PresidentJul 03Sale49.9013,153656,33587,354Jul 07 11:27 AM
PERRY M MARNETTESenior Vice PresidentJun 23Option Exercise16.3920,000327,700159,351Jun 25 02:24 PM
PERRY M MARNETTESenior Vice PresidentJun 23Sale49.5220,000990,320139,351Jun 25 02:24 PM
MCMULLEN W RODNEYChief Executive OfficerApr 25Option Exercise17.3175,0001,298,2501,046,677Apr 28 03:41 PM